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Film Review: Toy Story 3 3D

Woody, Buzz and the stars of Toy Story 3

Release date

19 July 2010, U.

The Plot

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the gang are back on the big screen as their owner, Andy, packs up his things to move to university.

The toys find themselves in day care, a place filled with sticky fingered toddlers who won't play nice and a bossy strawberry scented teddy bear with his army of angry toys.

With no choice but to get out of the centre and head back to Andy's house the gang plan a great escape... but it isn't as easy as it looks.

The stars

Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, Slinky and all your other favourite Toy Story stars are back for the third film.

Big Hollywood actor Tom Hanks and Santa Clause star Tim Allen do the voices for Woody and Buzz. Whoopi Goldberg also joins the cast as the voice of Stretch, a massive glittery purple octopus!

Best bits

The whole film is action packed and there weren't really any boring moments. There are a lot of parts where you are on the edge of your seat, especially when the toys decide to try and escape.

Woody wants to save the toys from going to daycare

There are some really, really funny parts too. We loved the bit when Buzz thinks he's Spanish and starts doing some crazy dance moves. Mr Potatohead's tasty transformation is also amazing!

What makes Toy Story 3 better than the other Toy Story films is that it's 3D. With your 3D specs you feel like you're flying through the trees with Woody!

Fave characters

On top of all of your old fave Toy Story characters, the gang meet a whole bunch of new toys on their long journey home.

Keep an eye out for Mr Pricklepants and his weird shorts...

Any weak bits?

Nope! There are some quite sad parts in the film so you might need your tissues at the ready.

Hit or miss?

A total hit!

NR rating:

Five out of five

Your Comments

"Toy Story 3 is brilliant."

Melissa, 9, Manchester, England

"It's amazing. It's a bit scary; whoever hasn't seen it you should go straight away, it's an amazing adventure!"

Charlotte, 9, Wales

"It is awesome! I think it's the best one yet and it is very funny. Everyone should watch it."

Shona, 10, Lancashire, England

"Toy Story 3 was wicked. I enjoyed the part where the baby doll stood up for himself! This is a 10/10 film."

Emille, 10, West Yorkshire, England

"I saw it in 2D but still loved it. Despite that, I still cried when Andy handed Woody over!"

Jennifer, 11, Gillingham, England

"Toy Story 3 is the best out of all the others! Incredibly FUNNY but emotional. I LOVE IT!"

Ella, 9, Yorkshire, England

"It was the best movie ever! I could watch it a million times! It's very funny, especially Barbie, Ken and Buzz."

David, 5, London, England

"I loved this movie. It was awesome but it can't beat Toy Story 1 and 2."

Anne, 12, England

"It was good but it unfortunately did not live up to the awesome-ness of the past Toy Story movies. Sorry Pixar."

Hannah-Jane, 12, Northampton, England

"Toy Story 3 is rubbish. It's so boring to watch."

Chloe, 10, Hull, England

"Me and my dad went to see this together and we were both crying near the end. Toy Story was the first film I ever watched so I'm really sad that there will be no more. My dad was really freaked out about the baby doll but I think it's nice. The children at the day care centre are horrible! I love it when Barbie starts ripping up Ken's clothes to make him talk, and I also love how the aliens save the toys. Overall it's the best film I've ever seen. 10/10!"

Kirsten, 11, Inverness, Scotland

"It's the best one yet!"

Teresa, 9, London, England

"I think that it is funny, but not as good as the other Toy Story films."

Kieran, 9, Co. Durham, England

"I thought this film was fantastic, but the 3D wasn't fab. I loved it when Buzz started speaking Spanish!"

Emilia, 11, Majorca, Spain

"I love Toy Story 3, it is amazing. I love Woody!"

Bethany, 10, Blackpool, England

"Toy Story 3 was brilliant, definitely worth watching."

Daniel, 10, Scotland

"This was an amazing story with all the original characters. The music was good and it had loads of detail in the beginning."

Finlay, 7, Berkshire, England

"Toy Story 3 was, as most people say, the best Toy Story so far. I agree that it's a little bit sad at the end but that's just the way to end a series of films, with a heart-warming feeling which always stays there. Bye bye Woody, Buzz and all the other toys. We'll miss you!"

Alex, 10, Kent, England

"My sister, some of our friends and I went to see it and we all loved it. It was amazing but so sad. It made us cry so much!"

Ruth, 12, Isle of Wight, England

"A very good film, the best so far. Also, INCREDIBLY funny, who would have thought that Buzz would have a Spanish mode? I thoroughly enjoyed the film. The 3D made it a lot better."

William, 7, Cambridge, England

"It is one of the best films I have ever seen! How To Train Your Dragon, Shrek 4 and Toy Story 3 are the best films EVER!"

Violet, 10, Lincoln, England

"The movie was really good but the 3D wasn't that good. I'll rate it 9 out of 10. I would recommend it to anyone, it's a brilliant movie!"

Aine, 11, Co. Clare, Ireland

"Toy Story 3 in 3D was one of the most touching and heart moving films I have ever seen. I enjoyed it so much I could watch it again and again. I would rate it 5 stars."

Leo, 9, Oxfordshire, England

"I've been waiting for years and years for this film, and it certainly did not disappoint! I absolutely loved it! The best parts included Spanish Buzz and when they escaped from day care."

Amber, 13, London, England

"I LOVED IT but it was a bit sad."

Sophie, 13, Berkshire, England

"Seeing it myself, it's an amazing film! But to be honest I would say it's not really for younger children, as it is quite emotional and there are plenty of things happening. It is a typical story of this generation and I would see it all again!"

Laura, 11, Surrey, England

"This film is absolutely hilarious. It's so funny when Mr Potato Head has to change his body from a potato to a pancake."

Stacey, 13, Glasgow, Scotland

"This film is the best! I was crying at the end! It is so funny and yet such a sad film! It had a great mix of everything."

Katie, 12, Lincolnshire, England

"It is brilliant. The 3D was better in the adverts, but the plot was amazing."

Joe, 9, Bradford, England

Super, beautiful, good, brilliant, fantastic! I think the best characters are Jessie, Woody, Buzz and Mrs & Mrs Potato Head."

Lydia, 7, Shropshire, England

"One of the best movies I have ever seen! It is definitely one of my favourites and it was so funny!"

Tamara, 11, London, England

"I loved it. The 3D was a blast."

Jenna, 11, Manchester, England

"I love Toy Story. It is funny and good. I love Ken and Barbie."

Nadine, 8, Glasgow, Scotland

"I think is one of the best films this year. I love it!"

Anna, 9, Somerset, England

"I think it was great. Woody and his friends were brilliant. The 3D was a blast."

Coleen, 10, London, England

"It's a good film. I would give it 8/10."

Abby, 13, Lincolnshire, England

"It is the film of our generation."

Abbie, 10, Merseyside, England

"I don't think it was that good and there weren't really any 3D effects. But my brother loved it."

Jessica, 13, Leeds, England

"Toy Story 3 is the best film ever. It is funny, imaginative with loads of new great characters. My favourite part is when Buzz turned Spanish! The ending made my cry though - it was sad! Overall 10/10!"

Amelia, 13, Birmingham, England

"Me and my brother went to see this film in 3D and it was great but sad."

Suhail, 11, Bristol, England

"I think Toy Story 3 is better than 1 or 2. my favourite character in the film is Slinky because he is cute and helped a lot. I give it a 10 star rating."

Rebecca, 9, Bromley, England

"I went to watch it with my best friends last week and we all cried! I give it 10/10!"

Katie, 12, Stockport, England

"It was brilliant."

Stevie, 10, Birmingham, England

"I think that this is a well good film, my little brother likes them all."

Caitlin, 12, Crewe, England

"It's the best one yet."

Joshua, 12, Southend-on-Sea, England

" I absolutely loved the film! I saw it in 3D but I honestly think that the 3D effects aren't that great. It was really funny and I think it was better than Toy Story 1 and 2."

Rubie, 12, Newcastle, England

"I think everyone should see this film because it is really funny and you want to know what will happen next."

Edward, 8, Hull, England

"I thought that it was really really good, definitely worth the long wait. The best part was Ken's fashion show!"

Krish, 13, Leicester, England

"I really enjoyed this film. I saw it in 3D and when the toys in the box fell I put my hand up and it looked like the toys were on my hand."

TJ, 7, West Sussex, England

"It's really good. I took my little cousin and we both really enjoyed it."

Claire, 13, England

"It's the best movie ever. Everyone I know has given it 5 stars."

Emma, 11, London, England

"Toy Story is really good with lots of hilarious parts like when Buzz turns Spanish. At the end it gets sad. Altogether this is the best film I have ever seen and I recommend it to anyone who hasn't seen it."

Jonathan, 11, Hampshire, England

"I loved it all. I don't have a favourite bit because it was all so good."

Hamish and Jasmine, 4 and 12, Glasgow, Scotland

"It is so good! My fave parts are when Buzz turns Spanish and Mr Potato Head is stuck up a kid's nose. My fave character is Big Baby. I wouldn't rate it 10/10 because it was so good it can't fit on the scale!"

Dan, 10, Sussex, England

"Toy Story 3 was amazing in 3D. It was funny when Ken and Barbie first met. I nearly cried at the end, it was super upsetting. The baby at Sunnyside with the freaky eyes was a bit scary. I give this film a 10/10. You're mad if you don't see it."

Jena, 12, Scotland

"It's brilliant and the 3D effects are fab, especially when Buzz turns Spanish and starts dancing with Jessie!"

Zara, 10, Cheltenham, England

"I thought the film was rubbish. Worst Disney film yet."

Beth, 12, Stoke, England

"I think it's much more action-packed than the others. It's awesome. My favourite character is Rex because he's five times funnier than before!"

Anna, 9, London, England

"Get your tissues ready for Toy Story 3 because I can assure you there will be a lot of weeping. When Andy leaves for college he separates all his belongings and after a long and hard decision he decides to take Woody to college and leave all the others in the attic. Then his mum picks up the bag for the attic and takes it to the curb thinking it's the rubbish bag. DISASTER STRIKES! If you would like to see the rest then I advise you quick, run to the cinema and settle down with some popcorn because I rate this five stars!"

Jemima, 10, London, England

"It was mega funny. My dad and I liked the bit when Buzz didn't know how he was dancing and the bit where Barbie and Ken met!"

Gabriella, 9, Newport, Wales

"Toy Story 3 was amazing! I loved it. It's one of the best Toy Story films so far. The 3D was so good! 10\10!"

Jennifer, 14, Norfolk, England

"Class, absolute class but the 3D isn't that good."

Jack, 10, Dundee, Scotland

"Fab film but watch out for the strawberry scented teddy bear!"

Nadine, 11, N. Ireland

"I really loved Toy Story 3 and I would love to see it again! It is the best one yet!"

Victoria, 12, Essex, England

"I saw this film the other day and it was a bit good. I think the other two before this one was better. I think they could have had a bit more action."

Charlotte, 13, Milton Keynes, England

"One of the best films ever!"

Siobhan, 11, East Sussex, England

"I personally love this film to bits. The previous Toy Story films have been great but this one is something special. Parts of it are moving but really really funny!"

Kat, 12, Surrey, England

"It wasn't as good as the other two films. The storyline could have been a lot better and I was disappointed that they didn't bring back some of the other main characters like Wheezy and Bo Peep."

Chloe, 12, Wales

"It's really good! I like the bit where the clown tells Woody about how the bear became EVIL!"

Rachel, 12, Swindon, England

"Great film! I almost cried near the end."

Jazmina, 13, Dublin, Ireland

"Very good but best in 3D. The storyline could have been slightly different. Very good though."

Emily, 12, Telford, England

"A very good film but it was sad in places."

Jack, 5, Kent, England

"I think this film was amazing! I loved Buzz and Woody and all the other characters, they were so funny! I found the old teddy bear evil!"

Sam, 12, London, England

"I love Toy Story 3 in 3D. I love the pig."

Mya, 8, UK

"One word, AMAZING!"

George, 10, Cheshire, England

"Toy Story 3 was absolutely brilliant. I loved it."

Kim, 14, London, England

"I thought this film was amazing and cool. There was lots of funny bits like when Buzz did lots of crazy dance moves. I liked this film so much, I want to watch it again."

Hannah, 13, England

"I didn't think Toy Story 3 was that humorous or fun. I liked Toy Story 1 and 2 way better. When I watched the advertisement for Toy Story 3, I thought it would be way better."

Marwa, 11, Birmingham, England

"I watched this film in 3D and it's very good, different from the other Toy Story films because the boy is grown up!"

Taylor, 12, Worcestershire, England

"It was brilliant!"

Anjali, 7, Slough, England

"Toy Story 3 is the best film ever and it is even better in 3D. It was hilarious when Buzz was turned to Spanish mode."

Yoshi, 11, Birmingham, England

"This is the best Disney Pixar film ever made so far! The animations great and the storyline is really good! The best Toy Story yet! A must see family film!"

Emily, 11, Worcestershire, England

"Toy Story 3 was AMAZING! It was really good but don't be fooled by that bear! The only thing was that I was nearly crying at the end."

Gregor, 9, Falkirk, Scotland

"This movie is probably the best thing that will happen this year. Honestly!"

Claire, 13, Dublin, England

"As many people have already commented, the 3D effects of this film are very poor but apart from that the film is very good and lived up to the other Toy Story films. All the characters are still the same and the addition of more characters was a good idea. I was pleased with the ending."

Izzy, 13, Bedfordshire, England

"Wow. Wow. Wow. Wow. WOW! I loved this movie! It's definitely the best out of the three. It was full of adventure and it was one of those few movies that I never want to end! There was a really sad point close to the end and I remember thinking, 'I am going to be so angry if it ends here!'"

Amy, 14, Bournemouth, England

"I thought that it was really good! It is packed with action. The worst thing is I nearly cried in the end, it made me so sad! The characters were amazing. I love Woody and Buzz. I love this film so it's a massive HIT!"

Hinna, 13, Surrey, England

"It was great in 3D."

Becky, 12, Kent, England

"That was the best film in the world but evil monkey and evil baby were a bit freaky!"

Eve, 10, Inverclyde, Scotland

"I loved this film. I laughed all the time, I cried and I was a tiny bit scared. Overall I loved it."

Alice, 11, Co. Armagh, N. Ireland

"I loved Toy Story 3! It was so funny. I love Ken and Barbie. It doesn't matter how old you are, my brother's 15 and he loved it!"

Rose, 10, Kent, England

"Toy Story 3 was brilliant! It was the best out of all the Toy Story films. It was very funny and there were some very interesting characters such as Lotso and Ken. It was exciting too, although it was very sad in some parts and the 3D effects could have been used more. Great film, which gives it a 10/10 rating!"

Danielle and Sophie, 14, Bournemouth, England

"It is brilliant but I prefer when Andy is younger, not when he is 17! 7/10."

Chloe, 10, Cornwall, England

"I think Toy Story 3 is definitely a 'must see'."

Katherine, 12, Dorset, England

"I think Toy Story 3 is cool. I loved the part when the boy doll dressed up. It was so funny!"

Kayleigh, 10, London, England

"This film was great and I loved it so much. My favourite bit was Buzz speaking in Spanish!"

Bronwyn, 5, Cambridgeshire, England

"Amazing and I'm a teenager, but once you've seen the first two you have to see the third."

Abbei, 14, Leeds, England

"I think this film is AMAZING. I love Toy Story and couldn't wait for it to come out, even though I'm 13 and my dad wants to see it! I sooooo rate this 10/10."

Beth, 13, Milton Keynes, England

"Toy Story 3 was amazing. I recommend going to see it! If you have seen all the others you will understand the plot as soon as it starts, if not then you'll understand it quite soon!"

Benedict, 11, Flemish Brabant, Belgium

"Very enjoyable. The 3D effects aren't good but on the whole a good film."

Ben, 10, Cardiff, Wales

"It's amazing, the multimedia and avatars used are phenomenal! I've already made my own avatar, which is a character made by a computer. It's really hard work so Toy Story is fantastic!"

Elise, 11, Cornwall, England

"Brilliant and extremely surprising. Good for people of all ages."

Ayesha, 10, London, England

"I thought this movie was really good. I found it really funny when Barbie met Ken and I would rate it 8/10."

Niamh, 11, Bristol, England

"Toy Story was good, Toy Story 2 was better, Toy Story 3 was AMAZING and THE BEST FILM INVENTED! Even though I'm 14 I still think it's AMAZING!!"

Hiedi, 14, Manchester, England

"This film was brilliant but I expected better since the last one was 11 years ago. I would definitely recommend it to a friend!"

Alice, 10, Derbyshire, England

"I think that the movie was GREAT!! I am giving it 10/10."

Gemma, 12, London, England

"Toy Story 3 was great, the best one yet and really funny!"

Arran, 11, Edinburgh, Scotland

"This was AMAZING! I felt every emotion! I would give it five stars! It was so cool!"

Phoebe, 10, Kent, England

"It was very, very good but sad at the end."

Holly, 10, Worcestershire, England

"The movie is so good but I did end up in a few tears!"

Saphire, 13, Scotland

"It's a great film but the 3D isn't worth the extra money. There's a lot of surprises! I would give the film a nine out of 10 and the 3D a four out of 10!"

Patrick, 11, Liverpool, England

"It was the best film I've ever seen and it made me cry - a lot!"

Kirsten, 11, Inverness, Scotland"

"It was a fantastic film and the end had me in tears. The only disappointment was the 3D effects - there basically wasn't any and you could take your 3D glasses off in the middle of a scene and the quality would look normal and then it would go fuzzy. That was the only let down for me, otherwise the film was fantastic and it is definitely the best one out of the trilogy!"

Katie, 14, East Sussex, England

"Jemimah, my mum cried too! A FANTASTIC film. Loved every moment. Brill."

Maisie, 12, Angus, Scotland

"I love this film! It is funny and sad and everyone that loves Toy Story should see it!!"

Jess, 11, London, England

"Toy Story is a bit sad at the end but it's cool and awesome to watch it in 3D!"

Amy, 8, London, England

"Great movie, loved every minute. Me and my friends went to see it and had a great time."

Beth, 13, Co. Londonderry, N. Ireland

"I love Toy Story 3. It is the best movie ever. My favourite character is Woody."

Jake, 6, Shropshire, England

"Toy Story 3 is fantastic! If you have seen all of the Toy Story movies, you will be able to see how Andy grows up in life. The 3D glasses make the characters really stand out! I would give this movie a spectacular rating of 10/10!"

Hannah, 9, Manchester, England

"SO AWESOME! It is fantastic. My favourite character is Jessie."

Dora, 8, New York, USA

"It was sad in places but also very funny. I thought it was a great follow on from the second film."

Jack, 5, Kent, England

"I enjoyed watching Toy Story 3. It is the best movie ever and it is now my favourite film!"

Ashraf, 8, London, England

"I've seen Toy Story 3, it is so sweet and it will leave you wanting more!"

Jess, 12, Leeds, England

"A great movie. I love the bit where Buzz goes Spanish."

Ellie, 9, Surrey, England

"I really enjoyed this movie, it was amazing with the 3D. There were lots of laughs and the storyline was easy to follow."

Matthew, 11, Edinburgh, Scotland

"AMAZING! The best film ever!"

Patrick, 9, Cardiff, Wales

"This film totally ROX! 10/10!"

Toby, 13, Dundee, Scotland

"The movie was great! It was better than the first two. 10/10."

Josh, 10, Tauranga, New Zealand

"Many people think that Toy Story is for little kids but for me it was for big kids. I really enjoyed the film. I think I will give it 5 stars."

Edliyn, 14, London, England

"This Toy Story film is quite upsetting but it has got funny parts as usual."

Callum, 10, Dorset, England

"It is SO sad at and near the end, that I ended up crying!"

Alex, 11, Belfast, N. Ireland

"Toy Story 3 was amazing! I loved it and really hope there will be a Toy Story 4! The 3D didn't make much of a difference. It was just as good in 2D."

Rachel, 11, East Lothian, Scotland

"Best film of the year, so far!"

Owen, 10, Coventry, England

"This is the best film ever made for Toy Story! My score for this is 10 out of 10!"

Beatrice, 11, London, England

"This is an awesome movie, it's hilarious. My mum even cried!"

Jemimah, 12, Hampshire, England

"I saw it today and it was really good! It was sad too. I liked Barbie!. I never thought a teddy bear could be evil!"

Olivia, 10, Essex, England

"Just watched this movie today and it was awesome! There were not that many 3D effects during the movie though. I would give this 3D movie a 98%."

Rehan, 11, Birmingham, England

"I think it was great. I went to see it with my mum and my brother. It was unique and adventurous although it got a bit sad in the middle. To sum it all up, I enjoyed it and I hope there is a Toy Story 4!"

Charlotte, 10, Lincolnshire, England

"Five stars. I saw it the first day it came out."

Liam, 9, Newcastle, England

"Five stars! I love the bit where Buzz is Spanish!"

Ada, 11, London, England

"I think toy story was a great film. It had its ups and downs but otherwise it was really good. I think the combination of toys that talk and move was a great idea. If you haven't seen it, I recommend Toy Story 3."

Ross, 11, Glasgow, Scotland

"I LOVE Toy Story 3!"

Holly, 6, Cheshire, England

"It was funny and good. I thought it was good for a family movie and I thought it was better than the first and second Toy Story films."

Lucy, 9, Cardiff, Wales

"It is really good."

Connor, 8, County Durham, England

"This is the best film I have ever seen. It's also really funny."

Jess, 12, Exeter, England

"It's good!"

Aimee, 6, Somerset, England

"Toy Story 3 is the best film in the world!"

Harry, 10, Manchester, England

"This is the best movie ever. At the end I cried because it was so sad but some bits were really funny. Woody is my favourite character."

Haroon, 9, London, England

"This film rocks!! It's really good but also a bit sad. Rex rules!!"

Matthew, 11, Motherwell, Scotland

"This is fantastic and it's sad and happy."

Olivia, 11, England

"I think that Toy Story is so good that five stars is not enough. I love Toy Story 3."

Amy, 10, Birmingham, England

"I went to see this yesterday - it was amazing!!! Had loads of favourite bits and Buzz was hilarious!!! There was a good balance of happy and sad bits too. I really want there to be a Toy Story 4 now!!"

Steph, 13, Crewe, England

"It was amazing! The best part was when Buzz started speaking Spanish and dancing with Jessie!"

Holly, 10, Ayrshire, Scotland

"It was great and I can't believe there are going to be no more. My mum cried!!"

Hannah, 12, East Kilbride, Scotland

"I think this film is really good and I love all the 3D effects! Brilliant movie!"

Adam, 10, Co. Donegal, Ireland

"I am 13 years old and yet I still went to see this film. It's great. Not as good as the second one, but better than the first Toy Story! And I very nearly cried at the end. Pixar have come up with yet another hit. 9/10!"

Adrian, 13, Sussex, England

"It is ace. I laughed really hard in some bits and some other bits made me cry. My favourite characters are Barbie and Ken, they make a good couple! My sister saw it too and she loved it!"

Megan, 10, Bradford, England

"It was really good. I hope they make another film. It is really GOOD."

Christopher, 10, Neath Port Talbot, Wales

"I love Toy Story. I've got all the DVDs and I think it's the best film yet. Who wouldn't?!"

Leah, 10, Brisbane, Australia

"It's the best film I've seen so far!"

Shaneel, 13, Essex, England

"I have been waiting 11 years for this movie to eventually come out in cinemas. It is really good, but nowhere near as good as the first two, which disappoints me!"

Erika, 14, Dundee, Scotland

"I absolutely loved this film! Best out of all the Toy Story films. There are some sad parts so tissues may be necessary! I'm going to get this film as soon as it's out on DVD. Total hit! 5/5."

Fionnuala, 12, N. Ireland

"Loved it! 10/10."

Saran, 11, Belfast, N. Ireland

"I thought Toy Story 3 was the best so far. Especially in 3D!"

Ella, 10, Brussels, Belgium

"I've seen it on the first day, at the earliest time, and it was really amazing!"

Roxanne, 7, London, England